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Cherry 2000 (1987)

In 2017, a successful businessman travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. He hires a sexy renegade tracker to find an exact duplicate of his android wife.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sam Treadwell
Jennifer Balgobin ... Glory Hole Clerk
... Bill
... Snappy Tom
... Glu Glu Lawyer (as Larry Fishburne)
... Cherry 2000
... E. Johnson
... Slim
... Stacy
... Six Fingered Jake
Jeff Levine ... Marty
Jennifer Mayo ... Randa
Cameron Milzer ... Elaine / Ginger
... Jim Skeet
Jack Thibeau ... Stubby Man
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Storyline

In 2017, a rich man travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his animatronic wife, Cherry 2000 has shorted out, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson (Melanie Griffith) to find her exact duplicate. Their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of Zone 7, under the tyrannical overlord Lester. During their journey, Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes, but of real flesh and blood. Written by Ron Borgstedt <ronborgstedt@sbcglobal.net>

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She's Cherry 2000 - a robotic woman that becomes a man's driving passion... See more »


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5 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Androide 2000  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Filmed in 1985 and slated for release in 1986 by Orion Pictures in the United States. Due to reasons unknown, this never materialized and the film was released in Europe instead. The film would make its American debut in late 1988 on Orion Home Video, capitalizing on the buzz surrounding star Melanie Griffith and her upcoming film Working Girl (1988), for which she received an Oscar nomination. Several years later, Griffith said that Cherry 2000 is her least favorite film but also acknowledged that the film enjoyed some cult status on cable. See more »

Goofs

When E. Johnson's car is shot up in the barricade, its right front fender turns dark gray. Thirty seconds later, in a daylight driving establishing shot, the car's right front fender is shown with its original red color. See more »

Quotes

Sam Treadwell: Now, what is it you want?
[Sam reaches in his jacket, Johnson pulls out a her gun]
Sam Treadwell: Not so fast.
[Sam pulls out a photograph]
Sam Treadwell: She's a Cherry 2000. I want you to go into Zone 7 and get me one just like her.
E. Johnson: This isn't a dating service.
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References Forbidden Planet (1956) See more »

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What makes cherry special?
7 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

Imagination.. Heart..

Very few sci-fi's have this much heart and this much story packed into a beautiful movie.. So how can I describe Cherry?

Cherry starts out like every good story and builds up to it, by first establishing the universe.. a post-apocalyptic world (or sum such) where recycling is important, new fashions are in play and sex robots are possible and people (at least from the characters point of view) have to have contracts to date/copulate

Cherry then shows us one of the first *real* female action hero's (basically Tomb Raiders Laura Croft v1.0) and some great desert and action sequences that are widely unpredictable and done well

All the while this stories carries on with credibility and imagination, Cherry 2000 is one of the most successful B movie sci-fi's ever accomplished it's these kinds of movies that give me hope to see more.. I personally love and still love a lot of 80's movies and 80's style we have yet to recapture in our let's make it all more real setting.. I'm not saying that gems aren't still made today they are; they've just been rarer to find as of late..

Since Cherry is a special vein of movies all its own it's important we list e'm - Mad Max - The Road Warrior (this one is very special) - Dead-End Drive In

What I can say about Cherry after multiple viewing maybe 5-7 now in my lifetime since I first caught in cinemax or one of the movie channels one night.. is that's its very, very special..

That the story is so good that it can play catch-up or compliment movies like "A.I." another one of Kubrick's unfigured out masterpieces..

Normally I would say this movie is 7/10 but I'm upping my vote to 8/10 for now do to shear appreciation of this movie vs. some of the crap we have been getting these past 2 decades.. (note of course sci-fi had a great few years from about 1997 to 2001)

On my last viewing this time I noticed again how good Basil Poledouris score compliments the movie.. (and there is some noticeable re-use of Conan in there but all composers even the great John Williams seem to re-use in part some of their stuff)


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